Category Archives: cheetah

Animals Inc. On Location: Dispatch 4 – Black Rhinos and Cheetahs

Tim Lewthwaite reports from Sweetwaters wildlife reserve near the foothills of Mount Kenya where he has been travelling in search of the country’s diverse and beautiful wildlife. “A species that has long fascinated me is the black rhino, but in … Continue reading

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Cheetah Cubs Transferred to the National Zoo

Three weeks after their unconventional and rocky entrance into the world, two three-week-old cheetahs were transported to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo in good health, thanks to the hard work and swift actions of animal care staff at the Smithsonian Conservation … Continue reading

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Saharan Carnivores

The desert regions of the world are often viewed as wasteland – however, on closer inspection, they often prove to be suprisingly diverse and fragile ecosystems that support a wide range of wildlife.   And if you think of deserts, perhaps the first … Continue reading

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Running the Cheetahs

Enrichment is a term that you will often hear about in reference to animals in accredited zoos and aquariums, but what does it actually mean?  AZA’s Behavior Advisory Group (BAG) has defined enrichment as a dynamic process for enhancing animal … Continue reading

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